At a briefing for Congressional staff last week in Washington, D.C., the Breast Cancer Fund shared the evidence linking toxic chemicals in our environment to high rates of the disease. They focused in particular on the chemical BPA, and the Ban Poisonous Additives Act.
Connie Engel is a program director at the Breast Cancer Fund, and one of several activists nationwide that are encouraging Congress to ban BPA completely by passing the bill.
“There are many other chemicals that need to be banned, but right now BPA is our main priority,” Engel said. (Read complete article.)
For more information about the Breast Cancer Fund's scientific work and the data linking breast cancer to environmental factors, visit our website.